JONES, B. B. (1864, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
2158
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Benj B. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Edmund Trowbridge, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
111.6'
Beam:
19.8'
Depth:
8.3'
Tonnage (old style):
171 55/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Head of Stag Island.
St. Clair River.
Date:
25 May 1871
How:
Boiler explosion.
Notes:
Boiler exploded at dock Port Huron, MI.; 7 lives lost. 1871, Jun 29 Hull raised, moved to head Stag Island, St. Clair River.
History

1864, Aug 29 Enrolled Detroit.

1865, Apr 2 Readmeasured Detroit, 112' x 20.4' x 9', 108.92 gross tons.

1871, May 21 Explosion.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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JONES, B. B. (1864, Tug (Towboat))